University of California Transfer Information


University of California Transfer Admission Planner (TAP)

TAP is a free online tool to help CA community college students who are considering transferring to UC.

  • Completed and planned coursework can be entered at any time.
  • Students can track their progress toward meeting UC’s requirements.
  • UC staff can communicate  information to prospective transfer students.

Sign in or create your UC TAP account now!

UC Transfer Pathways

The UC Transfer Pathway is a single set of courses designed to prepare students for their major on any of  UC undergraduate campuses.  For information:  Click HERE

Application filing periods

Fall quarter/semester 2022: November 1–30, 2021

Winter quarter 2022/spring semester 2022: July 1–31, 2021 (Note: Not all campuses are able to accept applications.)

UC Merced, UC Santa Cruz and UC Riverside are taking applications for Winter Quarter/Spring Semester!

UC Berkeley and UC Merced are on the semester system calendar while all other campuses are on the quarter system calendar. All campuses typically accept applications for the fall term.  Winter/spring UC transfer opportunities are limited.

UC Application

Apply HERE

UC Application Video on YouTube

UC Personal Insight Questions (PIQ) on the UC Application

On the following link, see the personal insight questions, view a video about the questions, and access tools to assist with developing answers to the questions. View the PIQ resources HERE.

UC Transfer Application Update Video on YouTube

UC Transfer Admission Guarantee

University of California offers a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) to six of the University of California campuses to qualifying students.  Information about TAG is available at:

The UC TAG submission for transfer Fall 2022 will be Sept 1-30, 2021.


University of California Davis Transfer Opportunity Program 

Schedule an appointment with UCD Representative:

UC Davis is hosting webinars on a variety of topics. 

Click HERE to register for Transfer Opportunity Program workshops.


UC Davis AvenueB Program Information




To schedule one on one advising for prospective students:

Access virtual  resources:

Virtual tour:


UCLA Transfer Admission Presentation Announcement for Summer 2021

UCLA Advertisement

To register for a virtual presentation:

Transfer Recruitment Video:

UCLA Virtual Tour:


UCLA Fall Open House 2021

Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM until Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 7:00 PMPacific Daylight Time

Saturday, September 25 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time
Monday, September 27 through Thursday, September 30 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time

Join faculty, staff and students as you explore UCLA! You will have an opportunity to learn about admission, financial aid, housing, academic programs, student life and more.

Many sessions will be recorded and accessible at the conclusion of the event.

Registration required:


UCM Tours:


UCR Virtual Tour:

UCR Virtual Events for Transfers:



UCSC Virtual Tour:

UCSC Representative: Raymundo Reyes-Avila


UCSD Transfer Admission:

UCSD YouTube Channel:

UC Financial Information


UC Campus Locations


This is a map showing the location of the 10 University of California

University of California campus locations